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Kelsey Grammer stars as Chicago Mayor Tom Kane in the political drama series for which he won a Golden Globe award

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Kelsey Grammer stars as Chicago Mayor Tom Kane in the political drama series for which he won a Golden Globe award

Series 2 Summary

The Chicago-set political drama starring Kelsey Grammer as Mayor Tom Kane returns for a second series.

  • Boss: Trey Rogers and Darius Morrison

    Episode 1 - Louder Than Words

    Tom Kane cements his mayoral legacy with a lavish ceremony to celebrate the ground-breaking for the new modernised O'Hare Airport terminals

  • Boss: Tom Kane

    Episode 2 - Through and Through

    Kane uses a tragedy in his personal life to further his political agenda. He also tries to heal his fractured inner circle by poaching Mona Fredricks, the senior aide of his nemesis.

  • Boss: Gerald McGantry and Tom Kane

    Episode 3 - Ablution

    Kane grows increasingly infatuated with his new senior aide, Mona Fredricks, allowing himself to get swept up in her passion for the subsidised housing project

  • Boss: Tom Kane

    Episode 4 - Redemption

    Kane makes a turn towards a new way of doing things when he extricates the housing project from the corruption that plagues the city. Young aide Ian Todd does his best to hide a troubling secret.

  • Boss: Ben Zajac

    Episode 5 - Mania

    Kane orders a corruption sweep and arrests several members of his own political machine. Kitty crushes Zajac's campaign just as it experiences an upswing.

  • Boss: Darius Morrison

    Episode 6 - Backflash

    Kane's moves with the housing project escalate the situation from a state of unrest to rioting and looting

  • Boss: Trey Rogers and Kitty O'Neill

    Episode 7 - The Conversation

    Kane's alternative treatment seems to have worked and he is back in control of the city. Meredith moves decisively into her role as Chicago's First Lady.

  • Boss: Darius Morrison

    Episode 8 - Consequence

    Kane keeps the city from bankruptcy by forming alliances with long-time enemies on the council but must decide whether he is prepared to make concessions that could weaken his political machine

  • Boss: Ian Todd

    Episode 9 - Clinch

    Chicago is bankrupt and a team of receivers pour in to take control. But losing his power isn't the biggest danger to Kane, as various enemies are threatening to expose his illness and corruption.

  • Boss: Tom Kane

    Episode 10 - True Enough

    Kane's mental faculties deteriorate to a new low, and Sentinel editor Sam Miller gets ready to break a story that will destroy him

Boss synopsis

Kelsey Grammer stars as Chicago Mayor Tom Kane in the political drama series for which he won a Golden Globe award

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The Conversation

Kane's alternative treatment seems to have worked and he is back in control of the city. Meredith moves decisively into her role as Chicago's First Lady.

Channel 4 1.40am Sat 29 Nov